GAMBIER — The Kenyon Review Literary Festival brings acclaimed novelist Nicole Krauss to Kenyon College on Saturday to discuss her novel “The History of Love.”
Krauss, also the author of “Great House” and “Man Walks Into a Room,” will deliver the Denham Sutcliffe Memorial Lecture at 8 p.m. in Rosse Hall, 105 College Drive. Her talk is the capstone of the literary festival, which includes a magazine fair and book sale, a reading by writer E.J. Levy, and speakers who will address the themes of cultural ownership, theft and restoration.
The literary festival this year is a part a yearlong symposium at Kenyon called Art and Identity: The Holocaust and Cultural Ownership in the 21st Century. The symposium deals with the restoration of art looted during war and genocide.
The New York Times has called Krauss one of the country’s most important novelists. “The History of Love” won the Saroyan Prize for International Literature and France’s Prix du Meilleur Livre Étranger.
Here is a schedule of other literary festival events:
All literary festival events are free, and the public is encouraged to attend. To learn more, call 740-427-5389.
Published on November 6, 2012